Interior Design / Student Resources

Student Organizations

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Meredith College has a student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), which promotes professional development in interior design. It is open to students who are earning majors or minors in interior design. Students may join ASID at a special rate and receive member benefits.

Honor Society

Kappa Omicron Nu
Kappa Omicron Nu is a national Honor Society for students seeking a major in the human environmental sciences or nutrition, health, and human performance. Majors at Meredith that are eligible for membership in the society are:

  • Child Development
  • Fashion Merchandising and Design
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Interior Design
  • Exercise and Sports Science
  • Food and Nutrition

Students are chosen from the sophomore, junior and senior classes for this honor. To be admitted as a member, a student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 (overall and at Meredith) and be in the upper 25 percent of her class, declared a major, completed 45 semester hours and shown evidence of superior personal qualities and leadership potential. Students join Kappa Omicron Nu by invitation only.

Additional Professional Development Opportunities

Students are encouraged to participate in meetings for local professional organizations.  Announcements for the organization's upcoming meetings are posted and shared with Interior Design majors.

American Society of Interior Designers Carolinas Chapter (ASID)

International Interior Design Association Carolinas Chapter (IIDA)

National Kitchen and Bath Association Carolina Chapter (NKBA)

Alliance of Interior Designers (AID)

NEWH North Carolina - The Hospitality Industry Network

Triangle USGBC


Design at Meredith College

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Strong Story: Catherine Moye

With her interior design degree, Moye will move into a full-time position as a showroom associate at Karen Saks, an interior design showroom exclusive to the interior design trade. Moye began with the company as an intern in the fall of 2012. The interior design program at Meredith is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation - Meredith is the only school in the Triangle area to hold CIDA accreditation.



Contact Information

Chris Smith
Program Coordinator
234 Martin Hall
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(919) 760-8394